While many websites (including WordPress) are going dark today to protest some seriously dumb pending legislation, I decided to post some of my favorite links on this issue. Enjoy. Take action. Because the government can have my Karl Urban and Sean Bean photos when it pries them from my cold, dead fingers…
Check out, in my opinion, the best and the funniest explanation of SOPA and PIPA here at TheOatmeal.com.
The folks at Vimeo put up an informative video, too, albeit one that’s not as funny.
For a more traditional pro v. con approach, check out this BBC story… note that the “pro” voice is an MPAA executive. Mm-hmm. They just can’t get enough of suing little kids, can they?
For the record, I oppose Internet piracy. But I oppose dumb and ultimately ineffective legislation more.
Thanks as always for reading my blog.